Facts and Figures

2014 Highlights

All Locations
Circulation 10,022,785
Computer Sessions 2,916,312
Holds Filled 1,842,281
Holds Placed 1,399,544
Visitors* 9,968,256
WiFi Sessions 3,046,636

* Count does not reflect the total visitor count due to location of traffic counter at 34 locations. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals for these locations.


As of January 1, 2015:

Full-time employees 745
Part-time employees 251

Additional Statistics

Check the City of Chicago Data Portal for monthly statistics for each CPL location:

  • Circulation
  • Computer Sessions
  • Holds Filled
  • Holds Placed
  • Visitors
  • WiFi Sessions